Waterfall Walk
Birpai Country

3 h 30 min to 4 h 30 min

3 km

↑ 93 m
↓ -93 m

Hard track
This nice return walk in Willi Willi National Park takes you on a journey to waterfalls. Check the great strangler fig on the way. Pack some food to have a picnic at the end at Wilson River Picnic area. Let us begin by acknowledging the Birpai people, Traditional Custodians of the land on which we travel today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present. 
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Safer Bushwalks
Tips on staying safe on track
Before you start any bushwalk ensure you;
• Tell someone you trust where you are going and what to do if you are overdue
• Have adequate equipment, supplies, skills & knowledge for the whole journey
• Consider the impact of weather forecasts, park/track closures & fire dangers
• Can respond to emergencies & call for help at any point
• Are healthy and fit enough for this journey
If not, change plans and stay safe. It is okay to delay and ask people for help.
Getting There
Transport options and directions
Start (-31.2074988,152.4787317)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Oxley Highway, B56, Port Macquarie-Hastings Council.
  • Turn on to Forbes River Road then drive for 16.9 km
  • Turn right onto Forbes Road and drive for another 1 km
  • Keep right onto Forbes Road and drive for another 19.4 km
  • Turn right onto Hastings Forest Way and drive for another 7.5 km
  • Turn sharp left onto Wilson River Road and drive for another 6.5 km
Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Turn map Directions & comments
Find the shelter at the start.
Find the picnic table at the start.
Find the toilet at the start.
After another 15 m cross the bridge (about 20 m long)
After another 5 m continue straight.
After another 9 m veer right.
After another 25 m head through the bollard.
After another 295 m cross the stepping stones.
After another 1.1 km come to a waterfall.
Turn around here and retrace the main route for 1.5 km to get back to the start.
Know the Hills, grading & facilities

Waterfall Walk

Class 4/6
Hard track
Length 3 km
Time 3 h 30 min to 4 h 30 min
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Signage Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) (4/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Foretasted & unexpected storms and severe weather may impact on navigation and safety (4/6)

Some facilities on route
Shelter: There is one 0 m from the start.

Toilet: There is one 0 m from the start.

Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
0 m[shelter]
0 m[toilet]
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